A secure transportation services provider that transports or provides escort services for children on the highways of this state along a route that begins or ends in this state to or from a school, agency, organization or program described in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, if the school, agency, organization or program is located in this state or in any other state.
Any private agency or organization facilitating the provision of respite services for parents pursuant to a properly executed power of attorney under ORS 109.056 (Delegation of certain powers by parent or guardian). For purposes of this subparagraph, “respite services” means the voluntary assumption of short-term care and control of a minor child without compensation or reimbursement of expenses for the purpose of providing a parent in crisis with relief from the demands of ongoing care of the parent’s child;
“Governmental agency” means an executive, legislative or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution or instrumentality of this state or of a county, municipality or other political subdivision of this state.
“Independent residence facility” means a facility as described in ORS 418.475 (Independent residence facilities).(7)(a) “Outdoor youth program” means a program that provides, in an outdoor living setting, services to children who have behavioral problems, mental health problems or problems with abuse of alcohol or drugs.
“Outdoor youth program” does not include any program, facility or activity:
Operated by a governmental entity;
Operated or affiliated with the Oregon Youth Corps;
Licensed by the Department of Human Services under other authority of the department; or
“Private” means not owned, operated or administered by any governmental agency or unit.
“Private residential boarding school” means either of the following as the context requires:
A child-caring agency that is a private school that provides residential care in combination with academic education and therapeutic care, including but not limited to treatment for emotional, behavioral or mental health disturbances; or
“Provider of care or services for children” means a person, entity or organization that provides care or services to children, regardless of whether the child is in the custody of the Department of Human Services, and that does not otherwise meet the definition of, or requirements for, a child-caring agency. “Provider of care or services for children” includes a proctor foster home certified by a child-caring agency under ORS 418.248 (Certification of proctor foster homes).
“Secure transportation services provider” means a private organization or person that provides secure transportation or secure escort services for children to or from a school, agency, organization or program described in subsection (2)(a)(A) of this section, if the school, agency, organization or program is located in this state or in any other state.
“Shelter-care home” has the meaning given that term in ORS 418.470 (Authority to pay for shelter-care homes). [Formerly 419.101; 1975 c.310 §1; 1983 c.510 §1; 1999 c.316 §3; 2001 c.809 §1; 2001 c.900 §117; 2007 c.70 §198; 2010 c.60 §1; 2011 c.278 §1; 2013 c.131 §4; 2016 c.106 §1; 2017 c.30 §2; 2017 c.244 §1; 2017 c.448 §1; 2019 c.209 §7; 2019 c.513 §1; 2019 c.619 §8; 2020 s.s.1 c.19 §§15a,15b; 2021 c.59 §3; 2021 c.672 §15]